The SEC West continues its grip on the top of college football following week 8 of the season.

After Florida State beat Notre Dame and Alabama blew out Texas A&M, the strongest division in football now has four out of the top five teams in the latest AP Top 25.

Here are the Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 18, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv
1. Mississippi St. (43) 6-0 1,480 1
2. Florida St. (14) 7-0 1,433 2
3. Mississippi (3) 7-0 1,404 3
4. Alabama 6-1 1,235 7
5. Auburn 5-1 1,231 6
6. Oregon 6-1 1,142 9
7. Notre Dame 6-1 1,133 5
8. Michigan St. 6-1 1,066 8
9. Georgia 6-1 1,055 10
10. TCU 5-1 962 12
11. Kansas St. 5-1 905 14
12. Baylor 6-1 858 4
13. Ohio St. 5-1 753 13
14. Arizona St. 5-1 643 17
15. Arizona 5-1 639 16
16. Nebraska 6-1 537 19
17. Oklahoma 5-2 461 11
18. East Carolina 5-1 445 18
19. Utah 5-1 437 20
20. Southern Cal 5-2 356 22
21. Clemson 5-2 283 24
22. West Virginia 5-2 272 NR
23. Marshall 7-0 184 25
24. LSU 6-2 177 NR
25. UCLA 5-2 118 NR

Others receiving votes: Duke 108, Oklahoma St. 91, Minnesota 61, Colorado St. 12, Louisville 4, Missouri 4, Stanford 4, Maryland 3, N. Dakota St. 3, Texas A&M 1.

 

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